‘Farewell My Summer Love’ (LP) enters the Pop and Black albums charts peaking at numbers 46 and 31 respectively and remains on both charts for fifteen weeks. ‘Farewell My Summer Love’/‘Call On Me’ by Michael Jackson, released in May in Britain, enters the Top 100 singles chart peaking at number 7 and remains on the charts for twelve weeks.
Michael performs to a capacity audience of 55,000 at a sell-out concert at the Prater Stadium in Vienna, Austria. [Video @ the end]
Crystal Cartier filed a $40 million federal lawsuit against Michael Jackson, Sony Music Entertainment, MJJ Productions and Epic Records. She alleged that she originally wrote and recorded "Dangerous." [Video @ the end]
The Prosecution’s case is summed up by Deputy District Attorney, Ronald Zonen. Thomas Mesereau then closes the case for the defence.
Various media outlets report that Michael has told fans that he wanted to play only 10 London O2 Arena shows rather than the 50 that have been scheduled. In a statement, Randy Phillips of AEG Live, commented: “This is not true; Michael Jackson was thrilled at selling 50 shows. The size and scale of this show would not be possible without an extended run, which Michael has been fully on board with from the very beginning. He has not agreed to a world tour at this point, however, he can at any time.”
AEG CEO: Michael Jackson Concert Concerns 'Not True'
AEG Live president and CEO Randy Phillips has rejected U.K. tabloid reports that Michael Jackson told fans that he only wanted to play 10 London O2 Arena shows rather than the 50 that have been scheduled. The Sun reported that Jackson told fans outside his L.A. rehearsal space that he wanted to play 10 O2 shows and then go on tour.
In a statement, Randy Phillips, president & CEO, AEG Live, commented: "This is not true; Michael Jackson was thrilled at selling 50 shows. The size and scale of this show would not be possible without an extended run, which Michael has been fully on board with from the very beginning. He has not agreed to a world tour at this point, however, he can at any time."
The first four dates of the concert were recently pushed back in order that the show will be completely ready. The first night is now July 13.
Michael Jackson Bad Tour, Prater Stadium, Vienna, Austria- 1988
Crystal Cartier's "Dangerous" lawsuit against Michael Jackson- Michael's deposition in 1992 (There are 5 parts to this video on YT!)
Quote of the day: "Some people spend their lives looking for love outside themselves. They think they have to grasp it in order to have it. But love slips away like the wet bar of soap."
-♥Michael Jackson♥, L.O.V.E. Poem
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